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ESOL Strategies (w/ real life examples) Part 1 – Virtual

Virtual

Register Here This session will cover Effective ESOL strategies with real life examples you can implement in your classroom. We cover topics for newcomers, intermediate and advanced ELs. Resources and examples of how to use the strategies in your class will be shared. This is Part 1 of a two part series.Presenter: Shauna PierceCost: Free...

Secondary Science Sensemaking Routines – Virtual

Virtual

Register Here When aligning to the Next Generation Science Standards there are five common routines of practice. During this session participants will take some time unpacking the research behind our instructional routines in science sense making and then be provided with concrete next steps on how to apply these routines in classroom settings.Presenter: Meg Richard,...

Making Science Instruction Compelling for All Students: Using Cultural Formative Assessment to Build on Leaner interest and experience – Lawrence

Lawrence - 1104 E 1000 Rd, Lawrence, KS 66047 1104 E 1000 Rd, Lawrence

Register Here How can science instruction be meaningfully connected to the out-of-school lives of students? What role do students’ cultures play in science learning? How might teachers use formative assessments to root science learning in students’ cultural contexts, interests, and identities? This session is designed to help educators develop cultural formative assessments for the science...

Fun on the Farm: Integrating Agriculture in your Science & Engineering Units – Lawrence

Lawrence - 1104 E 1000 Rd, Lawrence, KS 66047 1104 E 1000 Rd, Lawrence

Register Here Join us as we have FUN ON THE FARM! We'll explore all kinds of different ways to engage primary learners in meaningful activities that are Next Gen Science and Agriculturally related. It's a great match, and this theme can be a turned into a well-developed, year-long, standards-based unit! Be prepared to roll up...

ESOL Strategies (w/ real life examples) Part 2- Virtual

Virtual

Register Here This session will cover Effective ESOL strategies with real life examples you can implement in your classroom. We cover topics for newcomers, intermediate and advanced ELs. Resources and examples of how to use the strategies in your class will be shared. This is Part 2 of a two part series, please take Part...

We may be SMALL… BUT we TRY to do it ALL!- Virtual

Virtual

Register Here Topics range from a "Redesign" mindset, to Flex-Mod Scheduling and how we make it work, to ALL 14 CTE Pathways we house for 135ish High School students, to our IPS initiatives, and, lastly, our community involvement and keeping stakeholders informed.Presenter: Kirbie NuttCost: Free to all

Figuring it Out – Guiding Students To Do the Sensemaking – Lawrence

Lawrence - 1104 E 1000 Rd, Lawrence, KS 66047 1104 E 1000 Rd, Lawrence

Register Here How to switch up your current lessons to have an inquiry approach that asks the students to figure out the science. Or, if you are ready to try storylines, how to facilitate students in productive sense-making discussions and activities.Presenter: Sarah Evans and Stephanie Alderman-OlerCost: Free to all

ESOL Test Prep (Part 1) – Virtual

Virtual

Register Here This session will go over the topics needed to study for the test to become certified in Kansas to teach ESOL. This is Part 1 of a two part session.Presenter: Shauna PierceCost: Free to all

Early Childhood SPED foundations and the in between – Lawrence

Lawrence - 1104 E 1000 Rd, Lawrence, KS 66047 1104 E 1000 Rd, Lawrence

Register Here Early Childhood educators will be able to learn the foundational concepts surrounding best practices in early childhood special education. The session will cover the Kansas Process handbook, creating student center IEP goals and objectives, and implementing knowledge through discussion and small group exercises.Presenter: Andrea Scott Cost: Free

ESOL Test Prep (Part 2) – Virtual

Virtual

Register Here This session will go over the topics needed to study for the test to become certified in Kansas to teach ESOL. This is Part 2 of a two part session, please take session 1 first.Presenter: Shauna PierceCost: Free to all